Your Guide to Food Truck Roundups and Events in South Florida
Food, food, and more food.
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ArtsPark (1 Young Circle, Hollywood) hosts about 25 food trucks every Monday night from 5:30 to 9:30 p.m. Past food trucks include Daddy’s Grill, Don Mofongo, and Il Fiorentino, with HipPOPs Handcrafted Gelato Bars as a recurring truck. Visit burgerbeast.com.
Downtown Lake Worth
On the second Monday of every month, Cultural Plaza (414 Lake Ave., Lake Worth) has 12 food trucks from 6 to 10 p.m. Former food trucks included Rollin Asian, Think Greek, Zombie Ice, Veggie Love, and more. Visit foodtruckinvasion.com.
Plantation Heritage Park
Guests have the chance to taste 20 food trucks every Tuesday night from 5 to 9:30 p.m. This foodie event takes place in Plantation Heritage Park (1100 S. Fig Tree Ln., Plantation). Frequent food truck attendees include Crazydilla, Las Gorditas, Taco Fresh, Dough Dough's Donuts, and more. Stop by on the second Tuesday of every month to enjoy movie night. Visit foodtruckinvasion.com.
Swing on by Currie Park (2400 N. Flagler Dr., West Palm Beach) for 15 food trucks from 5 to 9 p.m. This occurs on the second Tuesday of every month. Visit foodtruckinvasion.com.
Starting at 5:30 p.m. at Tamarac Park (7501 N. University Dr., Tamarac), guests can enjoy plenty of food truck eats. Featured food trucks have included Boba Station, Arepas las Gorditas, and Poor Boy’s Kitchen. There is also a bounce house, music, and a truck filled with video games as well as a bubble machine. Visit thefoodtruckcollective.com.
Mandel JCC Palm Beaches
Mandel JCC Palm Beaches (5221 Hood Rd., Palm Beach Gardens) knows how to start the month off right. On the first Wednesday of every month from 5 to 8 p.m., there will be about 20 food trucks for your eating pleasure. This particular event, however, commences in fall. Visit foodtruckinvasion.com.
Sunset Cover Amphitheater
South County Regional Park's Sunset Cover Amphitheater (20405 Amphitheater Cir., Boca Raton) hosts over 20 food trucks along with live entertainment every other Wednesday. This is from 5 to 9:30 p.m. Visit foodtruckinvasion.com.
ArtsPark: where the food trucks come to play.
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Brian Piccolo Park
More than 20 food trucks take over Cooper City at Brian Piccolo Park (9501 Sheridan St., Cooper City). This event starts at 5 p.m. and has featured trucks such as Conch Shack, Gene's Joint, HipPOPs Handcrafted Gelato Bars, and more. This event is the third Wednesday of every month. Visit foodtruckinvasion.com.
Northwood Village (509 Northwood Rd., West Palm Beach) hosts food trucks from 6 to 10 p.m. on the third Wednesday of every month. There are about 10 to 15 food trucks, live entertainment, and arts and craft vendors. Past visitors include Big Fat Gipsy Food Truck, CrayZlicious, Dawgs & Wiches, FOoul Up, and more. Visit gourmettruckexpo.com.
Tradewinds Park (3600 W. Sample Rd., Coconut Creek) hosts 20 food trucks on the last Thursday of every month. This occurs from 5 to 9:30 p.m. Visit foodtruckinvasion.com.
Get your fill of food trucks starting at 5 p.m. (event ends at 9:30 p.m.) at Wellington Amphitheatre (12100 Forest Hill Blvd., Wellington). There will be over 20 food trucks, including Cheesezilla, Dolce Gourmet Cupcakes, Pizzazilla, and more. A free concert is the icing on this event. Visit foodtruckinvastion.com.
Quiet Waters Park
There is a host of food trucks at Quiet Waters Park (401 S. Powerline Rd., Deerfield Beach) not once, but twice a month. On the first and third Thursday of every month from 5 to 9 p.m., over 20 food trucks are present. Past trucks include Cheesezilla, Bite Gastrotruck, Sauced Up, and more. A DJ brings the fun to this foodie event as well. Visit foodtruckinvasion.com.
Peter Feldman Park
From 5 to 11 p.m., head to Peter Feldman Park (310 NE Sixth St., Fort Lauderdale) for an evening green market. There will be 15 food trucks, 20 tented food vendors, and free beer for those 21 and up.
Entertainment includes local vendors, materials to use for a picnic, lawn games, and music. Recurring food trucks include Palate Party, Fat Boyz BBQ, Ipeks Wykked Kitchen, Cheeseburger Baby, Joji Yogurt, and Sauced Up. This is a recurring event that happens on the second Friday of every month and is also pet-friendly. Call 954-785-7475.
Check out Flamingo Gardens (3750 S. Flamingo Rd., Davie) from 5 to 9 p.m on the first Friday of every month. The 18 food trucks participating food trucks have included Red Zeppelin, Nacho Bizness, Jefe's Original Fish Tacos & Burgers, Key West Conch Shake, and more. Through September, this event also includes late night admission to the gardens for $5 after 4 p.m. In October, live music will begin again. Visit flamingogardens.org.
Oakland Park City Hall
The outside of Oakland Park City Hall (3650 NE 12 Ave., Oakland Park) serves as home to a large variety of food trucks. This occurs on the fourth Friday of every month from 6 to 10 p.m., with music at 7 p.m. There are about 6 to 10 food trucks at every event as well as local bar Big Dog Saloon. Past food trucks include Cool Beans Espress, Il Fiorentino, Fat Boys BBQ, Jefe’s Taco Truck, Red Zepplin, and Monstaz Lobstah. Most food trucks are recurring. Visit foodtrucksfortlauderdale.com.
Royal Palm Beach Commons Park
Royal Palm Beach Commons Park (11600 Poinciana Blvd., Royal Palm Beach) will host 20 food trucks from 5 to 9:30 p.m. on select Fridays. Although this event will be taking a break in the summer, it will be back in fall. Past events have included concerts. Visit foodtruckinvasion.com.
Casino at Dania Beach
A plethora of food trucks (18, to be exact) invades the Casino at Dania Beach (301 E. Dania Beach Blvd., Dania Beach) the first Saturday of every month from 5 to 10 p.m. Trucks have included Miami Roasted Corn, Da Burger Shack, Ice Cream Express, Che Grill, Killer Melts, and more. Don Mofongo and Taco Fresh trucks appear regularly. This recurring event also features DJ Volksmusik. Visit burgerbeast.com/dania-beach.
Natalya Jones is a food and music writer covering Broward and Palm Beach counties. To get the latest in entertainment and fun things to do in South Florida, follow her on Twitter.
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